Before the Wright Brothers

History’s Early Flying Machines

The Wright brothers changed the world in 1903 when they successfully took to the skies and achieved the first powered, sustained and controlled airplane flight. Two years later they managed to build the first fully practical airplane. Ever since the skies have served as bustling transportation highways for humans and goods.

Since ancient times, our ancestors dreamed about seeing the world from above. Wilbur and Orville Wright were not the first people who tried to fly. There is a long history of inventors…

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Szymon Olkowski

Szymon Olkowski

Polish guy with too much interest in random topics. I write about everything.